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SN 11569. (1924) Cal. 12 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 28″ Dovetailed steel bbls are engraved “Charles Daly Diamond Quality” on matted game rib. Breech ends have Roechlings Special Steel logos in front of 1-1/2″ triangles of very well cut scroll. Bbl flats are stamped with German imperial proofs with proof date of 11/24. Bottoms of bbls are stamped with steel type. Case hardened, scallop-backed boxlock action features automatic safety (SAFE inlaid in gold), pin type cocking indicators, hidden square crossbolt third fastener, side clips, intercepting safety sears, and single non-selective trigger. Action is near fully engraved with well cut shaded scroll. “CHARLES DALY” is on each side of action. Scroll surrounds very fine oval scene of retriever in cattails snapping at rising duck on trigger plate. There are three flying grouse and hunter with dog on trigger guard bow, one grouse is obviously hit and falling. SN is on tip of tang. Streaked and lightly figured European walnut round knob pistol grip buttstock measures 14″ over Silver type pad. Side panels are checkered and terminate in elongated drop points. Checkering at grip is of point pattern. Pistol grip is tipped by a horn button. A vacant silver oval is on toe line. Matching splinter ejector forend with inlet horn tip, has Deeley release. Bore diameter: left -.724, right – .724. Bore restrictions: left – .039 (extra full), right – .006 (IC). Wall thickness: left – .029, right – .030. Drop at heel: 2-1/2″, drop at comb: 1-5/8″. Cast: approx 1/2″ on. Weight: 6 lbs. 4 oz. LOP: 14″. Ivory bead sight. PROVENANCE: Remarkable William Larkin Moore Private Estate Collection of Fine Sporting Arms. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: Excellent, as partially refinished. Bbls retain essentially all of a fine high quality re-blue. Action retains 30 – 40% orig color, vivid where protected, balance a pleasing pewter gray. Stocks retain nearly all of a glossy oil finish, with some light subsequent marks. Stock has had wood added to head at juncture with action on right side, and with similar repair, but smaller, toward bottom of left. It appears to have cracked longitudinally with repair pins transversely inset and disguised by checkering of side panels and grip. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Ejectors are strong and in time. Trigger works. 50594-47 MGM108 (6,500-9,500) C&R; IVORY – Lot 3411

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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